Please tell us about the history of your band and its members.
CELTIC HILLS 'record debut is with the full length "Blood over intents" of April 2020 with the Italian label Elevate Records. CELTIC HILLS are a power trio with Jonathan Vanderbilt on vocals and guitars, Jacopo Novello on bass and Simone Cescutti on drums. In November 2020 he comes out with an EP "Schage Musik" and in May 2021 with another full length "Mystai Keltoy" 

How would you describe your style? Which bands influenced your music? 
The style is an explosive blend of power, thrash and death metal mixed with an epic soul. The bands that most inspired the band are Amon Amarth, Sabaton, Children of Bodom. 

Why should a metalhead buy your demos/albums?
They are not boring! There are many varieties of styles and ways of playing and in all songs there is a part that stays in the head, be it the voice or the guitar. 

What have you released so far and how were your releases received by the public/media? 
We have published 3 works with Elevate Records and the reviews in specialized magazines have all been good, both in Europe and in the Americas. on European Metal Channel have included us among the best European bands (

Do you play live as well? How's your live activity so far?
Due to the Covid lockdown we have not yet performed live, the next dates are in some festivals in Norway, Sweden in 2022 

What should labels/zines/promoters know about your band? Why should they be interested in it?
There are already labels and management who are interested in us! 

What plans do you have for the near future as a band?
Our priority is to play live and organize a tour where to play the songs from all the albums 

Where can we listen to your band and where can we buy your stuff?
All our CDs can be purchased on Amazon or on the label's website ( for digital versions on all platforms Spotify, bandcamp, (

June 2021